Digital (Numeric) Pagers
Digital pagers are limited to receiving numeric messages; i.e. callback telephone numbers.
Alphanumeric pagers receive either text or numeric messages.
Two-Way Messaging Pagers
Two-way messaging allows a user to send as well as receive text or numeric messages.
Waiting Area Pagers
Alerts patients or family members when it is their time to be seen, allowing them to roam away from the waiting area./p>